Headteacher, Christopher Rawlins, Adderbury

Christopher Rawlins Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX17 3NH

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  • Start date details

    January or April 2023 start

  • Application deadline

    9 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

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Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

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Headteacher, Christopher Rawlins, Adderbury job summary

Compassion, Peace and Service

We are looking to appoint a new Headteacher who exemplifies our core values within the experience they bring to our school.

We are:

  • A warm and welcoming local school at the heart of a thriving village community, where confident, happy pupils flourish in a family atmosphere built on security and wellbeing.
  • A church school with a distinctive Christian ethos, clear values and strong links with St Mary’s Church.
  • A school rated ‘good’ in our most recent Ofsted and SIAMS inspections, with a firm ambition to develop to ‘outstanding’ in the Ofsted framework.
  • A school with a bespoke, integrated Early Years Phase, offering a continuous learning environment from Foundation Stage to the end of Key Stage 2.
  • A positive learning environment that puts the whole child at the centre of its curriculum.
  • A dedicated and enthusiastic staff team, guided by a committed governing body and supported by the close involvement of parents, carers, the PTFA and the wider village community.
  • Strengthened and supported within the ODST trust

We seek:

  • An experienced leader with integrity, enthusiasm and commitment, who will build on the recent development and successes of the school to help it achieve our ambition of becoming an outstanding environment for learning and development.
  • A compassionate and courageous leader who will work collaboratively to nurture the talents of all staff and pupils.
  • A strategic thinker with the vision and passion to drive forwards our developing curriculum and consistently improve rates of progress for all learners.
  • A role-model who embraces the Christian ethos of the school and embodies our core school values of compassion, peace and service.
  • An outstanding communicator, with a willingness to build relationships with parents and work in partnership with the church, governors, MAT, partnership schools and the wider community.

Using the application form

Please apply online via the ODST website

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Christopher Rawlins Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
267 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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The children at CRPS are our most precious asset and they are proud to call themselves part of a friendly, inclusive and hard-working school. Supported by a passionate staff team and willing parents, they are very receptive to learning and enjoy the happy and safe environment which the school fosters. The range of development opportunities on offer both during the school day and as part of our extra-curricular programme demonstrate a community, as a whole, which is committed to building character education as well as academic progress.

Arranging a visit to Christopher Rawlins Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

To arrange a school visit, please contact Bob Pattenden, School Improvement Advisor, on 07423 109 263 or email Bob.Pattenden@oxford.anglican.org

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